The Human Zoo


I use the term "Keepers" to refer to staff because - as a group - they tend to view us as barely evolved or restrained animals. And so it is keepers as in "zoo keepers", meant to be mockingly insulting. The zoological analagy encompasses managers, who tend to display all the talent and ability of a shaved monkey levered into a cheap suit.

I hope this clarifies my misuse of the English language!

Prisoner Ben Gunn

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